Clarksville, TN – This week brings your final chances to catch Harry Connick, Jr.’s “The Happy Elf” at the Roxy Regional Theatre before Eubie the Elf returns to the North Pole following Saturday’s matinee.
Directed by Ryan Bowie and choreographed by Emily Rourke, “The Happy Elf” follows Eubie the Elf on his musical mission to bring Christmas cheer to Bluesville, a town on Santa’s naughty list. But can he turn a whole town of naughty children nice in just one day?With a pinch of elfish magic and a magical whoosh, a new generation is introduced to the joys of jazz through Lauren Gunderson and Andrew Fishman’s festive tale about overcoming adversity, friendship, the power of positivity and believing in yourself.
Introducing John-Paul Fox as Eubie and featuring local favorite Benny Jones as Santa Claus, “The Happy Elf” also features Ryan Bowie, Emma Jordan, Leigh Martha Klinger, Katelyn Lauria, Kendall Adaire Payne, Scotty Phillips, Kylan Elizabeth Ritchie, Emily Rourke, Melissa Silengo, Matthew Smolko and Zachary Waters.
Rounding out the cast as elves and citizens of Bluesville are twenty-one local youth: Jesse Boyle, Kourtni Cottrell, Marlon Cuevas, Lorraine Cutting, Alexis Davis, Aramae DoVanne, Ava DoVanne, Aiden Ducay, Hayden Gilbreath, Jasmine Holmes, Sarah Jackson, Julia Owen, Michael Phillips, Will Rager, Kalee Ramos, Millie Rice, Lillie Rich, David Rogers, Josh Shellenbarger, Savannah Spencer and Katie Stafford.
Performances continue this Wednesday and Thursday with buy-one-get-one-free admission for military, APSU students, CitySaver coupon holders and, for the month of December, Montgomery County employees. (Tickets may be reserved by phone or in person, but valid ID must be presented at the time of pickup.) Eubie and friends take the stage for the final two times this Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.
Dates for Remaining Shows
- Wednesday, December 14th at 7:00pm
- Thursday, December 15th at 7:00pm
- Friday, December 16th at 8:00pm
- Saturday, December 17th at 2:00pm
Tickets to “The Happy Elf” are $25.00 (adults) and $15.00 (ages 13 and under) and may be reserved online via the below button, by phone at 931.645.7699, or at the theatre during regular box office hours (9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday, and one hour prior to curtain).
The Roxy Regional Theatre is located at 100 Franklin Street in Clarksville, TN.